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How to Hang and Field Dress a Deer

How to Hang and Field Dress a Deer

Field dressing a deer is probably the most difficult task for the hunter, especially if he's never done it himself. It takes practice and care, but following the right guidelines makes a big difference in how long it takes you and how much usable meat you come away with. Field dressing is essential
How to Tan a Deer Skin With Salt

How to Tan a Deer Skin With Salt

Tanning a deer skin is a way to create a natural-looking hide that can be sold or used as a decorative piece inside a home. The process of tanning a deer skin also will protect the hide from rotting and decomposing. Salt is one of the main ingredients used in the process.
How to Build Duck Hunting Blinds

How to Build Duck Hunting Blinds

Duck hunting blinds come in many sizes and shapes. Some blinds are temporary; others are made to stand the test of time. Some hunters opt for large elaborate blinds that have kitchens, televisions, beds, and even toilets. Large blinds are nice but they take a long time to build and are expensive. I
How to Keep Deer Skin From Rotting

How to Keep Deer Skin From Rotting

Moisture is a person’s worst enemy if he is trying to prevent deer hide from rotting. A deer carcass holds a lot of fluid, even after the animal has been butchered and the skin has been separated from the animal flesh. Without proper care this hide becomes a home for bacteria and rot, which m
Why Do We Use Steel Shot for Waterfowl?

Why Do We Use Steel Shot for Waterfowl?

Humans have hunted for the past several thousand years. More recently, the practice has moved from one of necessity to one of recreation. Waterfowl hunting combines the effectiveness of camouflage and bird-calling with quick shooting and accuracy on the fly. Over the past 150 years, environmentally
How to Cape a Deer Head

How to Cape a Deer Head

After taking down a deer while hunting, you may decide that you'd like to have its head mounted on a plaque for display. However, the deer may be extremely heavy or simply too big for your vehicle, preventing you from taking the entire body down to the taxidermist. In such cases, you may find that y
Elizabeth "Libby" Callahan, Olympic Pistol Shooter

Elizabeth "Libby" Callahan, Olympic Pistol Shooter

Profile of Olympic pistol shooter Elizabeth "Libby" Callahan. Callahan has competed in Olympic games in 1992, 1996, 2004, and again in 2008.
Barbour, Alabama Turkey Hunting

Barbour, Alabama Turkey Hunting

Wild turkey nest in dense timber.turkey image by Terry Reimink from Fotolia.comBarbour is located in southeast Alabama. The county is largely rural and well known for the quality deer and turkey hunting. Public land hunts are possible, but a large portion of the land is private and...
M-Pro 7 Tactical 9mm Pistol Cleaning Kit Review

M-Pro 7 Tactical 9mm Pistol Cleaning Kit Review

Is this small 9mm/38/357 gun cleaning kit worth the money - and does it fulfill its purpose? Read the review to find out.
How to Make a Whitetail Deer Food Plot

How to Make a Whitetail Deer Food Plot

Hunters use food plots to attract and concentrate whitetail deer during hunting season. Food plots have other benefits as well. They provide supplemental nutrition when the mast crop fails or during hard winters. The plots also attract and provide habitat for smaller animals and birds like rabbits a
Signs of Good Hunting Spots

Signs of Good Hunting Spots

Look for trails when looking for hunting spots.hunting hut image by r-o-x-o-r from Fotolia.comFinding good hunting spots is getting harder and harder as hunters gain exclusive access to private land. As you search for a good hunting spot, look for certain features that distinguish that...
Coral Reef Fish & Human Disease

Coral Reef Fish & Human Disease

The fish that live on coral reefs are regularly caught by fisherman and served as meals around the world. Such delicacies include snapper, sea bass and barracuda. In certain parts of the world it is possible that the consumption of these fish can lead to disease, as some fish have been contaminated
Savage 110 Rebarrel: Enlarging the Barrel Channel on the Stock

Savage 110 Rebarrel: Enlarging the Barrel Channel on the Stock

Rebarreling a Savage 110 Rifle from 30-06 to 338-06. This is usually an easy thing to do. In my case, there was a bit more work to do because I cut the barrel down from its original 24-inch length to a more convenient 20 inches. I also had to enlarge the barrel channel in the stock. Follow along wit
Wild Hog Hunting Preserves in Ohio

Wild Hog Hunting Preserves in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) encourages harvesting of wild hogs (also called feral swine, wild boar). Wild hogs are destructive to agriculture and wildlife, carry diseases (pseudorabies, swine brucellosis) and have no natural predators. Hunting is limited on public lands, but ranc
Deer Hunting in Ballard, Kentucky

Deer Hunting in Ballard, Kentucky

Located in western Kentucky's Ballard County, the city of Ballard is in Zone 1, which is one of four statewide deer-hunting zones designated by Kentucky's Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
Action and Barrel in Vise, With Lock nut Wrench in Place

Action and Barrel in Vise, With Lock nut Wrench in Place

Rebarreling a Savage 110 Rifle from 30-06 to 338-06. This is usually an easy thing to do. In my case, there was a bit more work to do because I cut the barrel down from its original 24-inch length to a more convenient 20 inches. I also had to enlarge the barrel channel in the stock. Follow along wit
How to Buy Crabbing Tools and Traps

How to Buy Crabbing Tools and Traps

Catching crabs is a relatively easy process if you have the right tools and traps. Equipment such as crab traps, chum bags and crab tongs are not very expensive and worth the price once you get to sit down to eat the tasty catch with butter. Try a few of these tips to buy crabbing tools and traps.
Montana Elk Hunting Guide

Montana Elk Hunting Guide

With a weight that exceeds 1,000 pounds and a distinctive and majestic rack of horns, the American bull elk has been at the top of the wish list of many a big game hunter. Montana is a prime destination for hunters in search of the big prize. However, Montana has more than 147,000 square miles of l
Hunting Regulations & Seasons

Hunting Regulations & Seasons

Hunting regulations govern the taking of game by hunters, limiting them to when they may hunt and how much game they may harvest. The season is the period during which game may be taken. Hunting seasons and regulations are broken down by the type of game being hunted. Regulations for certain game an